Julia P Neckman

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Importance Antagonist antibodies to programmed cell death 1 (PD-1) and programmed cell death ligand 1 (PD-L1) have shown remarkable activity in multiple tumor types. Recent US Food and Drug Administration approval of such agents for advanced melanoma, non-small cell lung cancer, and renal cell carcinoma has hastened the need to better characterize their(More)
To the Editor Moodley et al. [1]. have stated that all hemangiomas should be managed by propranolol while the invited commentary by Dr. Francine Blei [2] places this recommendation in perspective outlining the benefit of alternative therapies. We strongly agree with Dr. Blei’s emphasis on early referral and treatment of infantile hemangiomas to improve the(More)
Importance Response to laser treatment for café au lait macules (CALMs) is inconsistent and difficult to predict. Objective To test the hypothesis that irregularly bordered CALMs of the "coast of Maine" subtype respond better to treatment than those of the smooth-bordered "coast of California" subtype. Design, Setting, and Participants This(More)
BACKGROUND Removing unwanted body hair is a growing trend in society today, and there are many laser-based devices for hair reduction. There are some limitations to those methods, including the lack of efficacy for lighter color hair. OBJECTIVE The objective was to quantify hair reduction in the axillae after treatment with a noninvasive microwave energy(More)
ECD: Erdheim-Chester disease LCH: Langerhans cell histiocytosis PET-CT: Positron emission tomographye computerized tomography INTRODUCTION Erdheim-Chester disease (ECD) is a rare, systemic, noneLangerhans cell histiocytosis (non-LCH). Diagnosis is based on a combination of specific radiologic, histologic, and clinical findings. Although there have been(More)
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